Civil War Sesquicentennial Events and Exhibits in Southeast Michigan and neighboring communities Don’t forget to sign up for Hometown History Tours narrated SE Michigan Civil War Rembrance Tours! or Take your own tour with our comprehensive guide to Civil War sites in SE Michigan and NW Ohio Ongoing Exhibits American Civil War Museum of Ohio … More 2011 SE MI Civil War Events and Exhibits
Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tours July 24/25, August 14/15, September 11/12 Click here to book tour Feedback from 2009 tours I’ve lived on Grosse Ile all my life and never realized what a rich history we have in SE Michigan that related to the Civil War. From seeing the battle … More Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: 2010 Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tours
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Called the Lion of the Senate, the late U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy made his mark on American history and will long be remembered for his legacy of championing the causes of those less fortunate. While long forgotten, two 19th century Senators from Michigan made a huge impact on our nation’s history as well. Some historians … More Two Michigan Senators made mark on American history
The bad thing about Internet research is it’s too difficult to stay on task. Somehow I just ended up at the Historic Boston-Edison.org website. Of course, I found the website facinating and had to spend quite some time here. I discovered that for only $15,000 you can buy the 2522 Chicago Boulevard home once belonging … More Historic Boston Edison District provides glimpse into Detroit’s prominent past
Some George Armstrong Custer facts: Aside from President Abraham Lincoln, more books have been written about George Custer than any other Civil War figure. Custer’s nickname was Autie. The name came about because he could not pronounce Armstrong as a child. Even as a young boy, Custer was enamored with the military. He happily accompanied … More Custer trivia. Did you know?
Reprint of August 2008 interview with Donald P. Schwarck on Detroit Mayor K.C. Barker and his friendship with General Custer. Barker was mayor of Detroit during the final year of the Civil War. Custer Q & A with Donald P. Schwarck, author of a KC Barker monograph that he plans to publish someday. Donald P. … More Detroit Mayor K.C. Barker & General Custer